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Cintas Donates Over 30,000 Garments to The Salvation Army in Canada


Cintas Corporation (CTAS) today announced a donation of more than 30,000 pieces of Cintas garments to The Salvation Army Thrift Store in Canada. The donation is valued at over $3 million.

“We’re always looking for ways to give back to the local communities we serve and are proud of our ongoing relationship with The Salvation Army,” said Abby Deere, Six Sigma Black Belt, Cintas Corporation. “These donated items will help generate funds for the Salvation Army to operate the much-needed programs that are a vital part of the community.”

The Cintas donation includes discontinued inventory such as blazers, vests, dress shirts and suits. All items donated by Cintas will be offered for sale in 107 The Salvation Army Thrift Store locations across Canada at a reduced cost which allows the Thrift Stores to support several of The Salvation Army’s social service programs. Donated items are also given directly to those most in need through The Salvation Army’s voucher program.

“Donations are at the heart of what we do that allow us to support Salvation Army programs, services and emergency relief efforts that provide assistance to hundreds of neighbours in need,” said Tonny Colyn, National Donations Manager, The Salvation Army Thrift Store. “Through the generosity of businesses like Cintas Corporation, together we are able to make a huge impact and difference in our local communities."

As one of Canada’s largest charities, The Salvation Army relies on generous donations to operate its Thrift Stores which help to fund programs, services and emergency disaster relief efforts throughout Canada.

To learn more about Cintas, visit www.cintas.ca/.

For information on The Salvation Army Thrift Store, please visit: www.thriftstore.ca.

About Cintas Canada

Cintas Canada Ltd, with headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario is a subsidiary of Cintas Corporation. Cintas helps more than 55,000 Canadian businesses of all types and sizes get ready™ to open their doors with confidence every day by providing a wide range of products and services that enhance our customers’ image and help keep their facilities and employees clean, safe and looking their best. With products and services including uniforms, floor care, restroom supplies, first aid and safety products, Cintas helps customers get Ready for the Workday®. Cintas is a publicly held Fortune 500 company traded over the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol CTAS and is a component of both the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index and Nasdaq-100 Index.

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